NOW Foods Horse Chestnut Extract Veg Capsules provide an easy way to supplement Horse Chestnut into your diet. Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) is commonly used in European herbalism. It has many active constituents, including saponins and flavones, which have been scientifically shown to support the integrity of the vascular system and connective tissue. Rutin, a powerful free radical scavenger, has been added to complete this formula.
- Used in Herbal Medicine to help treat chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins
- Standardized Extract with added Rutin
- Egg free, soy free
- Hexane free
Directions: Adult Dosage: Take 1 capsule twice daily between meals.
Ingredients: Each capsule contains:
- Horse Chestnut Extract 300 mg (Aesculus hippocastanum) (Seed) (Standardized to contain min. 20% (60 mg) Triterpenoid Saponins as Aescin)
- Rutin 200 mg
Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Veg Capsule (hypromellose, water), Silica and Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source).
Caution: Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have bleeding disorders or are taking blood thinners or if symptoms persist or worsen. Do not use if you have impaired heart, kidney and/or liver functions or are pregnant or breastfeeding. Some people may experience headaches, dizziness, gastric irritation, or itchiness.